When there’s a pattern that works for you, you just have to make it again and again, am I right? Sometimes there’s a little guilt there because it becomes so easy that you feel like you’re cheating. But you keep going back to it because it fits, it flatters… it’s your best friend – sew to … More Doubletake, with a new detail
I’m often called colorful. I’m trying to remember when and why this started. Maybe it was my home decor style. Our furniture and walls are mostly neutral, splashed with original works of art by my amazing friends Irma and Ellen among others. My wardrobe, as you know, is pretty colorful too! I figure, my skin and hair … More Living in color
I had a rough week. Though looking back I’m not sure why. Everything is going smoothly, but selling your home can stressful and sleep did not come easily. My sewing suffered from all this distraction, caffeine abuse and the unbelievable time drain it is to keep everything picked up. I started and didn’t finish two projects. Frustration finally drove me … More You’re gonna sew, and you’re gonna enjoy it, dammit!
Even in the rain the Gulf is beautiful, so after that trip last weekend we made an offer on a beachfront condo — and after much back and forth they accepted it! So it looks like we’re moving! Holy smoke! We’d thought it would take several trips to find something – it usually does for us – but it happened right … More The Gulf of Mexico is a stretch
Like most women, I’ve collected a lot of jewelry over the years. Some good, most costume, all fun. One of the most interesting collections I have is a box of vintage brooches. It represents many hours of wandering antique shops with my friend Irma, my hubby, or alone for some quiet time. At first I … More Vintage bling in a modern wardrobe
Maybe I’m crazy. I’ve made two sewing related pledges this week. Or was it three? This is what happens when I keep clicking on links and find myself reading about what everyone’s up to! Me-Made-May is a super idea by Zo (www.sozowhatdoyouknow.blogspot.com). She’s encouraging those who like to create their own wardrobe to wear it and … More Mad for Me-Made-May!